Plant Care Jamun

Jamun

Also known as

Malabar Plum, Malabar Plum, Java Plum, Black Plum, Jambolan and Indian Plum

Taxonomy

Syzygium cumini
Syzygium
Myrtaceae
Myrtales

How to care for Jamun

Water

How often to water your Jamun

Water needs for Jamun
0.5 cups
every 9

Jamun needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in San Diego, California.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Jamun

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Jamun in San Diego, California

San Diego, California

56% Medium

Growing Jamun in San Diego right now

Light needs for plant Jamun in San Diego, California

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 9th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in San Diego is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determi…

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Light needs for plant Jamun in San Diego, California

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 17.4% ☀️

December 9th, 2021

San Diego is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in San Diego is expected to decrease by 17.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.3 megajoules of energy per m2…

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Light needs for plant Jamun in San Diego, California

Daylight will decrease by 0.7 hours 📉

December 8th, 2021

This month, San Diego is getting an average of 10.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 6.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.8 total hours of da…

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Finding light for Malabar Plum in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Jamun: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Jamun love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Jamun does not tolerate low light 🚫.

San Diego, California currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Jamun

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Jamun: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Jamun after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Jamun

Nutrient needs for plant Jamun in San Diego, California

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

December 6th, 2021

The growing potential in San Diego is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot a…

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Care Summary for Jamun

Jamun

Jamun


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in San Diego, California, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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